TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Prosecutors say the woman on trial for killing a Florida lottery winner swindled the barely literate man out of nearly $1.5 million before shooting him and burying his body in her backyard.
Opening statements were given in a Tampa courtroom Wednesday in the trial of Dorice "Dee
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a 6-year-old boy who was inside the home. Eleven people on the bus suffered minor injuries. Police say the Nassau Inter County Express bus plowed into the multi-
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia has certified a Russian-made passenger jetliner as safe to fly in the country six months after the same model crashed into a volcano during a demonstration flight, an official said Wednesday.
The Sukhoi Superjet-100 was deemed airworthy last week by the country
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAAssociated Press
AKINCI, Turkey (AP) - For two people walking into a Turkish minefield, they looked awfully assured.
The pair strode in from Syria on a recent afternoon, following a faint track across the grassy plain. They slipped into Turkey through a fence near a vacant
By By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
VAALKOP DAM NATURE RESERVE, South Africa (AP) - By the time ranchers found the rhinoceros calf wandering alone in this idyllic setting of scrub brush and acacia, the nature reserve had become yet another blood-soaked crime scene in South Africa's losing
By By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives packed vehicles near a cluster of commercial buildings in a suburb of Damascus Wednesday, killing at least 34 people and covering the street with pools of blood and debris.
By By BILL DRAPERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man who told police he killed the wife of his prayer group leader at her husband's request made up the story and had nothing to do with the woman's suicide, his defense attorney said Wednesday.
Micah Moore, 23, has
By By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A 6-year-old Arkansas girl who was the victim in an abuse case last year and was found dead this past week in a vacant house in her neighborhood was suffocated and apparently raped, authorities said in a court document released
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A moderate Republican senator, vital to any White House hopes of getting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confirmed as secretary of state, said Wednesday she couldn't back any nomination until more questions are answered about the deadly Sept
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A key U.N. committee voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a resolution strongly condemning "gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms" by Syrian authorities and government-controlled militias and demanding an immediate halt